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Worlds Apart, 1st Edition

By Victor L Mote


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Known to most as a realm of exile and labor camps, Siberia is also one of the world's wealthiest resource bases. This harsh, vast land constitutes nearly three-quarters of Russia's territory, yet after four centuries of Slavic migration and procreation it is home to a mere 32 million people.In this comprehensive book, Victor Mote illuminates the di

Table of Contents

Greater Siberia: A Resource Frontier -- Greater Siberia: The Land and Its People -- The Little Siberians: On the Planet's Periphery -- Regionalism, Separatism, and Russification Before the Revolution -- Revolution, Civil War, and Stalinism in Greater Siberia -- Salad Days: The East-West Debate and Greater Siberia -- Dog Days and the Rise of the Little Siberians, 1985-1993 -- Greater Siberia Today: Roaring Mice and Wage Arrears

About the Author

Victor L. Mote is associate professor of geography, Russian studies, and political science at the University of Houston, University Park Campus.

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